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Home life in colonial days

Author: Alice Morse Earle
Publisher: New York : Macmillan Co., ©1926.
Series: Macmillan standard library.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A comprehensive, detailed account of how American colonists lived, worked, ate, traveled, prayed, and played.
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Earle, Alice Morse, 1851-1911.
Home life in colonial days.
New York : Macmillan Co., ©1926
(OCoLC)647409282
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alice Morse Earle
OCLC Number: 4139913
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xvi, 470 pages, 25 unnumbered leaves of plates : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Contents: Homes of the colonists --
The light of other days --
The kitchen fireside --
The serving of meals --
Food from forest and sea --
Indian corn --
Meat and drink --
Flax culture and spinning --
Wool culture and spinning, with a postscript on cotton --
Hand-weaving --
Girls' occupations --
Dress of the colonists --
Jack-knife industries --
Travel, transportation, and taverns --
Sunday in the colonies --
Colonial neighborliness --
Old-time flower gardens.
Series Title: Macmillan standard library.
Responsibility: written by Alice Morse Earle in the year MDCCCXCVIII ; illustrated by photographs, gathered by the author, of real things, works and happenings of olden times.

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